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Black australorp gender

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MrsCaryk, May 5, 2016.

  1. MrsCaryk

    MrsCaryk New Egg

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    Hello! I am a new chicken momma and I need help sexing these two! I think I have one Roo and one hen but I'm completely unsure. The one with the redder comb and waddle I think is a cockerel.. Given the altercation with a neighborhood cat the other day! I can't be sure though. Any help is appreciated! If they are both cockerels.. Will they hurt eachother? I will have 10 hens besides these two. Thank you!:D


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  2. elizabethjg

    elizabethjg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old are they? The one with the darker comb/wattles is probably a cockerel. If they are both boys, they will not fight if they were raised together as babies.
     
  3. MrsCaryk

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    thank you! They are eight weeks old.
     
  4. Angie8eggs

    Angie8eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    8 weeks old! Wow! They're big :D They just looked like full grown hens to me ;) But since they're 8 weeks, I am guessing roo from the last two pics.
     

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